Meet 12-year-old Natalie. She was diagnosed with cerebral palsy and seizure disorder. She also suffers from Tuberous sclerosis, a rare illness that creates noncancerous tumors throughout her body. As a result, she endured four surgeries on her brain. The operations cause weakness on her left side. Natalie has many more struggles. She is cognitively underdeveloped. She cannot walk or verbally communicate. Natalie is very positive despite her challenges.
Natalie is described as a joyful girl. She is an amazing cheerleader for the Special Olympics; her spirit inspires both spectators and competitors. She also enjoys learning. Natalie attends school, and her favorite subjects are art and music. In the evening, she listens to her older sister read stories before bedtime. Natalie’s favorite book is “Where You are, My Love Will Find You.” Natalie will never be lost; she is always at the center of her family.
Natalie needs an adaptive tricycle to improve the strength in her left side. The trike will also be a fun way to exercise and be more active. Please be a sponsor soon!